Dementia and the Church

Dementia and the Church

By: Karen Nichols Dementia is a disease vastly misunderstood in our world today; yet it is on the rise. In fact, every 66 seconds someone in the United States is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. It is the sixth leading cause of death in America....
Caring of Older Adults in the Church

Caring of Older Adults in the Church

By: Julie Schaaf My first call to ministry was to serve as the chaplain of the Foothills Presbyterian Retirement Community in Easley, SC. At the time, I was one of five chaplains in our five separate Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) located throughout the...
Escape Room: Fun for Team Building

Escape Room: Fun for Team Building

By: Carol Wehrheim Perhaps you have seen an Escape Room in your community and wondered what it is. These rooms have become popular for team building. When I heard Angie Olsen, a member of Nassau Presbyterian Church, Princeton, NJ, tell about taking her team from work...
The Gospel According to Star Wars

The Gospel According to Star Wars

By: Kevin Burns Last Fall, in anticipation of the new Star Wars movie, members at Highland Presbyterian Church in Louisville, Kentucky explored the theology of the first six Star Wars movies (after all, we had some big fans!).  The three sessions were conducted...